Elevate your salad game with this delicious Arugula Salad featuring succulent Grilled Shrimp, creamy Avocado, and a zesty Citrus Dressing. The combination of peppery arugula, tender shrimp, and creamy avocado creates a delightful blend of flavors and textures that will leave your taste buds craving more. This salad is not only satisfying but also easy to prepare, making it a perfect option for a light lunch or dinner. Let's dive into the details and create this mouthwatering salad together!


For the salad

  • 8 ounces grilled shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 6 cups fresh arugula
  • 1 ripe avocado, diced
  • 1/4 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds

For the citrus dressing

  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large salad bowl, combine the arugula, grilled shrimp, diced avocado, cherry tomatoes, green onions, and sliced almonds.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the orange juice, lemon juice, honey, extra-virgin olive oil, salt, and pepper to make the citrus dressing.
  3. Drizzle the citrus dressing over the salad and gently toss to coat all the ingredients.
  4. Serve the salad immediately and enjoy the vibrant flavors and textures.


  • If you don't have access to a grill, you can cook the shrimp on a stovetop grill pan or sauté them in a skillet until cooked through.
  • Feel free to add other ingredients to the salad, such as sliced cucumbers or roasted bell peppers, to customize it to your taste.
  • For an extra burst of flavor, sprinkle some crumbled feta cheese or toasted sesame seeds on top of the salad.
  • You can substitute the arugula with baby spinach or mixed greens if desired.
  • Serve the salad with crusty bread or garlic toast for a complete and satisfying meal.


This Arugula Salad with Grilled Shrimp, Avocado, and Citrus Dressing is a delightful combination of flavors and textures. The peppery arugula, tender grilled shrimp, creamy avocado, and tangy citrus dressing create a refreshing and satisfying salad experience. Whether you're looking for a light lunch or a flavorful dinner option, this recipe is sure to impress. Don't hesitate to give it a try and enjoy the vibrant and delicious flavors in every bite.

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